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ABC
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am PST
for getting rid of the penny is now coming from the white house. president obama says it may now be the time to drop the coin agreeing with the economists who say it costs more to make than it is worth. people are using them less and less. however, he says it will take legislation to stop minting the penny which is not likely to happen with other more pressing issues facing the country. the president made the comments dug an appearance on google husband yesterday. >> a promising math student at berkeley is stepping into the spotlight at face of a new campaign promoting immigration reform. he is featured in a national video promoting the dream act. he is about to graduate with a math degree and has been accepted to the graduate school at yale. he will not be able to get the affordable government loans he needs unless congress passes the dream act. that is why park is revealing his secret status as an undocumented immigrants. >> maybe it is the right moment to contribute to the movement. i think i did the right thing. i think. >> the video was proposed by the "dream is now" to sway lawmakers w
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> president obama honored those killed in the newtown, connecticut in a white house ceremony. president obama presented the medals to family the family members of the teachers and educators to six of the family members. 20 children were killed in the ceremony. today's ceremony also honored 12 other americans in fields that honored gay rights, veterans. >>> record warmth and near record warmth for your enjoyment this afternoon. under mostly blue skies. giving you a live look at la fayette, wall-to-wall sunshine going on for your friday. right now temperatures nep where from 2 to 4 warmer than yesterday. again, we're looking at the possibility of breaking a record or two by the end of the day. today is going to be the warmest day. the ridge of high pressure remains right over california. the sinking air associated with that, continuing to drive our temperatures up and the offshore breeze really warming things up around the coast as well as inland. the winds right now, 12 miles per hour and offshore in fairfield, an easterly breeze in napa, 10 miles an hour. a light breeze at sfo. oakland and sa
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:00am PST
was hurt. >>> today at the white house president obama will award citizens medals to the six adults killed in the newtown school shooting. the white house says the six educators who lost their lives dedicated themselves to their students and their community. 20 children were also killed in that mass shooting on december 14th. a dozen other americans were will be awarded the presidential citizens medal at the white house today. >>> senate republicans successfully blocked a vote on president obama's nominee for secretary of defense chuck hagel. coming up at 5:15 what that means for lee john panetta. yesterday was supposed to be his last day on the job. >>> time now 5:05. there is a new investigation at the california department of park and recreation maintained a hidden cash surplus for more than 20 years. that is longer than earlier reports. investigation by the california state auditor tracked the surplus that goes back to 1993. last july a $20 million hidden cash surplus at that agency was found. it came at the same time the department was moving to close down 70 state parks because of bu
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
avenue may help other women along the way. >> you were chosen by president obama. >> janet jackson is going to the white house to get the 2012 presidential citizens medal from the president himself, a personal honor she is already using to help others. she has a baltimore based nonprofit. >> life with disability is a life, just a different one. >> she took a horrible turn 29 years ago, when, she was hit by a car at 24. >> i was thrown 40 feet in the air and broke my neck. the diagnosis was really bad. >> paralyzed from the neck down. doctors said if she was lucky, she might move her shoulder. after two years in rehab and a lot of soul-searching, she had accepted her faith and went on with her life to approve those doctors long. -- to prove those doctors wrong. she founded a group to mentor other women. >> they are just looking and we see tears because it is like a reality. >> she is an extraordinary woman. >> now, your 11 instaweather plus forecast with tom. >> this time last night, the rain and snow were moving out of the area. we will take a gander at it. there it is. the moistur
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:35am EST
. >>> president obama will be at the white house this morning to honor 18 people with the 2012 presidential citizens medal. it's the second highest civilian honor in the nation and given to those who perform extraordinary acts to help their fellow citizens. among those being honored, the six teachers and administrators killed in last year's elementary school shooting in connecticut. several d.c.-area residents will be honored as well. >>> also making headlines this morning, a move by metro to convince the fbi to set up shop in prince george's county. it is not sitting well with everyone. >>> and the d.c. favorites is expanding, ben's chili bowl opening a new location in the area. we'll have more on that when we return. time now 5:38. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. [ male announcer ] listen to this symphony of flavor: crrkkhshzii
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
the presidential citizens medal at the white house. president obama will come in shortly. six of those 18 awards will be accepted by the families of six victims who lost their lives at newtown. the president is expected to speak for about 15 or 20 minutes. this, after giving out the awards, that should begin very shortly. again, as they introduce all of those who are going to be honored. this award first established in 1969. this year, the president selected 18 outstanding americans out of 6,000 submissions from the public. each winner is called and told that the president has personally selected them to receive this medal. it's recognized as the second highest civilian honor of the u.s. government. that is expected to start very, very soon. the six individuals that will receiving that award, again, lost their lives at newtown. they are now introducing the president. he will be coming to the podium very, very shortly. expected to address not only this presidential award but then perhaps some remarks on gun legislation, newtown, and what it means for the country. here is the president of the unit
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
obama, all the white house has said the president does think there's a spending problem. but the way -- the philosophical world says we're not taking enough money away. when tom harkin says there's enough money in the country, it's just not properly allocated, that means people have the money and it's not allocated to us so we can -- >> that's it. you hit the nail on the head. what he's saying is look, we have this country full of money. how much do you make? give it to us. what is inherent in the message is we don't want to -- we like what we're spending. the only way to keep it going is tax more or get more money from more folks but not the 50% paying no income tax. i guess i see couldn'tly finding creative ways to get more money to washington, not cut more money going out of washington. >> and to avoid and delay spending cuts as long as possible. what the democrats proposed on the sequester has been -- they're trying to get -- instead of spending cuts, they want half to be tax increases. this is an attempt to kick the can down the road on trying to control spending. what you said
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00am PST
and president obama will present them to surviving family members at a white house ceremony today. presidential citizen medals will be given to four teachers, the school principal and psychologist all gunned down trying to protect the children. the 20-year-old shooter killed himself the. >> we will learn more of the mysterious 2001 murder of the congressional intern from modesto. a superior court judge in washington, dc, ordered some transcripts of hearings the past two months be released in a week. the hearings could signal a problem with the prosecution of the defendant, the illegal immigrant convicted in 2010 of murdering levy who had a romantic relationship with the modesto congressman. >> looking for a job? >> consider an internship. >> what is a penny worth to you in your coin jars could be worthless. >> foreclosure in california, the stunning turn around for home owners in the golden state and the california city that still is facing trouble. >> happy friday. what can i say, these two funny ladies crack us all, both have a serious side, as well. whoopi shares oscar memories and for other
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm EST
in chicago mr. obama met with students enrolled in an anti-violence program. before that he reconnected with some of those families from sandy hook at the white house. tara mergener has more. >> reporter: president obama wiped away a tear as he honored the six adults killed in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. >> reporter: family members accepted the awards on behalf of the women who are among 18 to receive the nation's second highest civilian honor, the presidential citizens medal. bill sherlock's wife mary was the school psychologist. >> the high honor. all i could hope is that if i were in the same situation that i'd have the courage she had and that dawn had and that natalie had to run out the door and confront what was going on that day. >> reporter: after the ceremony the president left the white house for chicago to rally support for his state of the union proposals including tighter gun control. the head of the national rifle as
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am PST
obama and a white house ceremony earlier this morning honoring the six teachers and administrators all female who lost their lives while trying to protect children at sandy hook elementary school on december 14th of last year. the six victims were among 18 people awarded the presidential citizens medal, which is the nation's second highest civilian honor. governor rendell, you have been outspoken in your belief that we need to have stronger gun safety laws. i think, you know, we see wayne lapierre on one hand giving his tone deaf rebuttal and then what is an emotional top ebbing for the president and a tribute to those people who lost their lives in the name of protecting the nation's children. >> and it helps. as crazy as wayne lapierre is, he needs to stay crazy because it helps the goal. >> we talk about whether or not this time it's different. certainly we're seeing more wayne lapierre and more crazy from wayne lawpierre and more -- i also think the tenor in the national conversation has changed in terms of gun safety. >> i think you're -- partly what you are seeing is the contrast
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today at the white house president obama will award citizens medals to the six adults killed in the newtown shooting. the six educators dedicated their lives to the students in the community. 20 children were killed in that mass shooting. dozen other americans will be awarded the presidential citizens medal at the white house today. >>> senate republicans successfully blocked a vote on president obama's nominee for secretary of defense chuck hagel. coming up at 6:15 what that means for current defense secretary leon panetta. >>> expect to see more bikes on bart next month. bart may permanently expand access for cyclists. it will test allowing bikes during all phases of the day. starting march 1st cyclists you can bring your bikes on trains any time. as long as they are not in the first three cars of the train. most say they like being able to bring their bikes on board during commute hours. that was during a test last august. >>> 6:08 is the time. back over to sal to check in on traffic. any problems? >> pam you were hesitant there. >> i was. i
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
information from president obama about benghazi, something the white house provided in this letter thursday. but ultimately hagel's issues with his former gop colleagues are personal. >> there's a lot of ill will towards senator hagel. when he was a republican, he attacked president bush mercilessly and was very anti his own party and his own people. people don't forget that. >> leon panetta, outgoing secretary of defense is still secretary of defense and he will stay on until chuck hagel or anybody else is confirmed to replace him, natalie. >> good to know. chuck todd in washington, thanks, chuck. >>> mary thompson is at the new york stock exchange. it looks like warren buffet likes his cheeseburgers. >> and usually with a cherry coke. teaming up with g3 capital. largest ever takeover in the food industry. even though that's not helping the dow it's on track for its first back-to-back weekly declines. >>> tiffany is suing discounter costco for allegedly selling counterfeit engagement rings bearing the tiffany name. that may have a lot of women looking at their left hand this morning. >> th
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am EST
. president obama has a number of events planned today theuding a meeting with president of italy's. after noon he will leave the white house for chicago, where his proposals made during the state of the union. he heads to west palm beach, florida, for a weekend friends.ith his >> oscar pistorius appears in court today for the first time since being charged with murder. photographers and supporters police vehicle taking a amputee to a south african court. arrested thursday after he shot and killed his girlfriend, 30-year-old model reeva steenkamp. it's not clear what led to the shooting, but police had received calls in the past about issues and his home. >> the d.c. council will look the police department's handling of sexual assault cases. discuss ambers will by the human rights group. it's a sexual assault victims getting the response they deserve from the police department. there have been several sexual in northeast since august. today the council will also requests toding hire additional police officers. >> looking at business news, the warnsortation department automatic spending cut
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am PST
at the white house today. >>> senate republicans successny blocked a vote on president obama's nominee for secretary of defense, chuck hagel. coming up at 7:15, what this means for the current defense secretary, leon panetta. yesterday was supposed to be his last day on the job. he says he's looking forward to coming back to monterey to take care of his ranch. >> yeah. >>> a lot of people are off. they don't have to work like you and i. it's presidents day. you are still watching the commute. >> that's right. i'm gonna be here on monday, too. >> i know you will be here, too. it will be the same even better on monday. some people don't have to go to work. some people will. we're looking at the commute on some of the major freeways. there are people out there, westbound on 80 as you drive out to the macarthur maze. no major problems. but it's not as busy as it normally is. looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, that's lighter. there is a little bit of a delay. we don't even bother with the traffic time. 101 northbound at 37 they are clearing a crash there with a little bit of slow traffic
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
obama spent a morning meeting with italy's president at the white house. he will leave for chicago in a short while where he will push for its proposals he made in his state of the union. later this afternoon he's headed to georgia, for a weekend getaway with friends -- headed to florida. a shocking valentine's day murder case. a south african olympic sprinter appeared in court this morning. the double amputee known as the blade runner wept openly in court after being charged with premeditated murder in the death of. his of he shot and killed his girlfriend, a 30-year-old model, reeva steenkamp. it's not clear what led to the shooting. >> we will all know the true story. let's not forget what reva stood for. >> police have received calls on domestic issues and is home previously. could face life in prison if sentenced. funeral services have been set for university of maryland student killed in a murder- suicide. the funeral will be held tomorrow in pennsylvania for stephan rane. the other a student is recovering. l.a. police have positively identified the remains found inside a c
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 4:00pm EST
arson charges. >> honored with a trip to the white house. president obama recognized two people from our area for their community service. today maria gomez, and terry shima received the 2012 presidential citizens medal. a total of 18 americans got the award. today the president told recipients, this is one of his favorite events. >> because it's a moment when, as a people we get to recognize some extraordinary men and women who have gone above and beyond very rarely for the profit. >> the six women killed during the sandy hook elementary school shooting were also honored today. family members accepted their medals. >>>. the best-selling rapper arrested, and the controversy over what police did next. the so-called blade runner sobbing. what authorities revealed. >>> plus -- >> if you don't do your research, you will be fleeced. >> the new way airlines are charges their fees, how to avoid wasting your hard-earned money. >> can video games lead to violence? what the research shows about an >>> "news4 at 4" is back in seconds. >>> this afternoon prosecutors say a woman jailed on a home burg
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
. [ applause ] >> reporter: at the white house, president obama set the stage for a group of americans who he says approached citizenship not as a birthright but a responsibility. >> we get to recognize some extraordinary men and women who've gone above and beyond for their country and for their fellow citizens. >> maria gomez. >> reporter: maria was born in columbia but lives in washington. 25 years ago, her calling of service led her to create mary's center providing health care for d.c.'s immigrant community. >> i hope that this -- this award will inspire other young leaders to take that road less traveled. >> reporter: terry t. shima. terry of gaithersburg fought in world war ii. and as thousands of his fellow japanese americans were being held in interment camps. he has worked ever since with veterans and students to teach history's lessons. >> and when that day arrives, you -- and we are faced with the same kind of an emergency, you will instinctively know what to do and what not to do. >> reporter: this presidential citizens' medal is not only one of the highest honors the nation besto
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 4:00am PST
in december. >>> and rahm emanuel is reportedly considering a white house run in 2016. "the daily beast" says imew ema would run if hillary clinton does not. emanuel used to be president obama's chief of staff, in addition to working in the clinton white house, as well. we just had the inauguration. already, the chatter about 2016. >> throwing it in. >> it's always the next election. >> what's coming up next? >>> and what's coming up next for you guys is weather across our nation. light snow for western pennsylvania, new york and new england. up to five inches in northern michigan. showers in the tennessee valley. and from philly to d.c. and heavy downpours from orlando to miami. four to eight inches of mountain snow in colorado and wyoming. >> teens from fargo to minneapolis. 28 in the windy city. 48 in beantown. 50s from atlanta to the big easy. >>> it's okay to check your 401(k) statements again. balances are at an all-time high. >>> and are the pennies' days finally numbered? >>> and the breaking story shocker overnight. a meteorite falling in russia. we'll be right back. >>> and welcome
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
for president obama. first he'll welcome italian president to the white house. napolitano is about to leave office after serving a seven-year term. the obama administration calls the visit a "farewell call". >> then the president flies to his hometown of chicago. there he will visit a school in the same area where he owns a home. he's expected to detail economic conditions. as well as push for a vote on gun control in congress. >>> in space terms, it is close. an asteroid the size of a football field is about to blow past earth. were this could be a great learning experience. >> breaking news on the roads right now. a big problem on the beltway. you see a live picture here. an update on weather and traffic on the 1s. next the golf course looks more >>> they look brilliant around the course could. australian eyes -- >> you don't see this every day. especially not here. kangaroos interrupted the australian open and while some of the best women golfers in the world were on the green. a group of kangaroos decided to hop on by. it's summertime down there. they saw the lush grass. why not? the dr
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am PST
do. >> thank you. >>> an emotional event at the white house. president obama will present the citizens medal to the six adult victims of the sandy hook shooting. there are 18 americans who will be given the medal. >>> plus, blocking hagel. the republicans have left the republican without his choice for defense secretary. that's next. and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's bette
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 2:35am EST
blocked a vote over their demand for more information on the benghazi attack from the white house. president obama accused them of playing politics with national security during wartime. obama to the group of americans who aren't sure where the treasury department is still minting pennies. the president said he thinks pennies are kind of nostalgic and said they're an example of government not getting rid of something that just doesn't work in order to replace it with something that does. pennies cost more to make than they're worth. >>> and now the feisty great grandmother in north carolina who stood her ground. she wanted to remain anonymous after a run-in with would-be robbers. the 78-year-old got home and encountered three young men in her driveway. they demanded her purse. they even had a gun. but she chased them away. >> i worked all my life, and no snotty nosed brat is going to take that away from me. >> the woman said her husband told her she should have just given up the purse. she says her next step is to get a permit and then a pistol. >>> today is the day a huge astroid
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
's related to an asteroid headed towards earth. >> it's a possibility it's con connected. >> president obama's scientific adviser has been briefing the white house. scientists at nasa and the pentagon will be paying close attention. >> we will get much better data as it comes by. >> researchers are hoping this asteroid can help them learn how to avoid collisions with larger ones. as strom mores have identified 1,400 potentially dangerous asteroids. 2012 da-14 will pass within 17,200 miles to earth. that's closer than a satellite that's beaming this television signal right now. >> the european space agency posted on twitter that its experts do not believe it's in any way connected asteroid 2012 da-14. >>> a message from ray rice this morning after an impersonator sets up a fake facebook profile to try an attract women and girls. a publicist for the ravens running back says the -- says they were sending private messages with inappropriate content asking for face to face meetings. rice says he hopes this incident will persuade parents the talk to their children about online safety. >>> maryland
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm EST
shot and killed him and wounded another roommate tuesday morning. >> president obama began this day talking to families affected by gun violence. the families of six deachers were honored today at the white house. the president went to chicago where one week ago a 15-year-old girl was laid to rest. she was another victim of gun violence. abc 7's rebecca cooper is live in the newsroom with today's developments. >> the president went home to chicago to pro met his economic agenda. just a short time ago the president said protecting the nation's children is a crucial part in helping them success. president obama pushing for gun control is crucial in protecting our nation's children. >> himer to to make sure that we talk about and work towards giving every child every chance in life. most importantly keeping them safe from harm. >> the president noted it was here just one block from his chicago hope that hadiya leton was gunned down, just one week after she marched in the inaugural paid. >> that's the equivalent of a newtown every four months. >> at the w
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 2:00am PST
wanted to install the confirmation until the white house reveals more information about the benghazi terror attack. president obama never called any officials in libya until the smoke had cleared and four americans were dead. now he has a chance to get even more information. another republican senator ted cruise in texas sl raising red blaggs about a possible conflict of interest with chuck hagel just because he won't release some financial discloesh ours. they were wondering why hagel didn't disclose certain speeches he made as they were coming to light. president obama thinks all of the opposition is responsible. >> it's unfortunate that this kind of politics intrudes at a time when i am still presiding over a war in afghanistan and i need a secretary of defense who is coordinating with pour allies to make sure our troops are getting the kind of strategy and mission that they deserve. >> earlier this week had he pushed a vote on the president's nominee to run the cia john brennan because they want more information about the administration's drone policy. specifically those rules ab
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00am EST
not elaborated on the circumstances surrounding that situation. >>> it's a day ahead before president obama heads to florida for the president's day weekend. he'll welcome giorgio napolitano to the white house and hand out the citizens medicals and round out the day with a trip to chicago. he'll speak at a school near his home about economic initiative outlined in the state of union address. he's expected to talk about gun control measures. >>> john kerry will make his first foreign policy speech at the university of virginia. the state department says kerry will speak next wednesday about the importance of u.s. diplomacy. will be the first in a series he'll deliver across the country. >>> right now, nasa keeping a close eye on an astroid that's supposed to have a close call with earth. it's called 2012-da 14. will pass a little more than 17,000 miles from the earth's surface. it's about 150 feet in diameter, weighs about 143,000 tons. it is the closest an astroid of that size has come to earth in a century. experts are fairly confident it will miss us. >> fairly confident or absolutely confident
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
nurenberg is here. >> reporter: you will remember when the white house and congressional republicans could not agree on a debt ceiling deal, the obama administration proposed what was known at the time as a compulsory trigger to force spending cuts if both sides couldn't agree on a deficit reduction plan. it was meant to be so awful that no one would let it happen. hill republicans essential signed off. the president signed it. both sides guessed these automatic across the board spending cuts we've now come to know as sequestration. the new deadline for the cuts is the end of the month. and there is no deal to stop it. we keep hearing how bad it will be. one day a weak furloughs for up to 800,000 civilian pentagon employees. friday the navy is expected to announce it will postpone the repair of almost two dozen ships, threatening tens of thousands of jobs in virginia alone. and those repairs? >> if we don't do that, we are sending a ship out in harm's way that may not be as fit to fate as it should be. >> so here's how we avoid it. >> reporter: virginia's tim kaine is among senate democrat
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
able to work together and coming together as a nation and congress has a lot to do with barack obama as the president. he was reelected. he needs to be in the white house. he needs to lead this nation. he does not need to be out in campaign mode. that is all i have seen from barack obama. campaign, speech -- let's get everybody in the white house, and let's get things done. guest: a couple of points -- we hear this from constituents, that they are frustrated that they are not seeing the leadership. what he is saying really plays into that. leaders are team builders. they know how to bring people forward to find consensus. the president's speech the other night was all about the president and about his plans. it was not about the items that are on the wrong track in this country. it was not about coming to work with us. indeed, the president said, if you do not pass this, i will do it by executive order. that is not leadership. that is not what people are wanting to see. people want to see us sit down and work these issues out. second thing -- when you asked him about who he sees as a
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
at the white house, attended by some of the sandy hook families. >> reporter: president obama wiped away a tear as he honored the six adults killed in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. >> reporter: family members accepted the awards on behalf of the women who are among 18 to receive the nation's second highest civilian honor, the presidential citizens medal. bill's wife mary was the school psychologist. >> it's a high honor. all i could hope is that if i were in the same situation, that i would have the same courage that she had and dawn had and natalie had to run out the door and confront what was going on that day. >> reporter: after the ceremony, the president left the white house for chicago, to rally support for his state of the union proposals, including tighter gun control. >> reporter: the head of the national rifle association, wayne lapierre, responded to the president's state of the union addre
PBS
Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
a vote. >> warner: echoes of the mass shootings in newtown also hung over a morning ceremony at the white house today, as mr. obama awarded presidential citizens medals. six of the 18 recipients were educators who died trying to protect students at sandy hook elementary school. to help put this in focus, we are joined by lynn sweet. she's a columnist and washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times," and has covered the windy city for decades. lynn, welcome back. watching this event today t seemed a very personal one for president obama. >> margaret, absolutely. this was in the city that spawned his local career and in the neighborhood where he lived, he worked, he taught at the university of chicago. he was a state senator from that area. if we were there we could walk to his house from the school in a short time. go to the park where the girl was murdered. mrs. obama grew up not far from where he spoke. and mrs. obama is a true south cider. she calls herself that. he talked about that at the school. and you know, in chicago when you say you are a south cider, that is something you
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
killed. that is the longest stretch since 2008. by this time next year, president obama plans to bring 34,000 troops home. right now afghans lead over 80% of combat operations. >>> president barack obama will be at the white house later this morning to honor 18 people with 2012 presidential citizens medals. it is the second highest civilian honor in the nation and is given to those who perform extraordinary acts to help others. among those being honored, two people from our area. maria gomez, and harry wofford. congratulations to everyone today. >>> it is 8:25 on this friday morning. still ahead, she was a star on the hit tv series "good times." now bern nadette stanis is entertaining audiences on stage. she's in town this weekend, and she will join us live next for a sneak peek at her new show, showing here in our region. >> plus, life after leading the catholic church. a look at what retirement will be like for pope benedict xvi. we'll be right back. >>> if you haven't heard this yet, it's an amazing story. making headlines, a meteor explodes over central russia, injuring hundreds. witn
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
that before any confirmation vote will take place, they want answers from hagel and the white house about what exactly president obama was doing the night of the benghazi terror attack that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. the first time a filibuster of a cabinet nominee has been used and needless to say this marks a major win for the g.o.p., and a pretty embarrassing defeat for the president. and joining me now with reaction from the american center for law and justice, jay sekulow and analyst juan williams, i don't always agree with leon panetta and i respect him and he said about the see skwquestration cuts, it going to hollow our military and devastate the military, and he chuck hagel says the budget is bloated. and missile defense, wants to disarm america of nukes and sanctions against iran, his controversial comments on israel and i can go on and he gave probably the worst hearings this i've ever even in my life, juan, in my lifetime. why shouldn't they be ska scrutinizing this, this is important time in terms of world history and defense. >> you must admit the news he
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
to spread her powerful story and spirit. anit's not every day you get invitation to the white house, but it's not every day you meet someone like janis. when president obama met her, -- [applause] he presented her with the 2012 presidential citizens medal of, the second highest civilian honor. >> to be recognized by the president is pretty sweet. he told me that i looked pretty today. i said, you to become president. you look pretty also. i did not know what to say. >> she was singled out for founding a nonprofit that empowers women with disabilities call women embracing abilities now, or wean. it took 29 years of overcoming personal adversity. she was hit by a car and paralyzed. doctors say she was lucky, she could move her shoulder. >> asher recovered, she resolved to give some of that strength to others in need. >> this dynamo is a professor of the university of baltimore. the mentoring group has helped more than 1000 newly disabled women learn how to feel like women again. >> it is your ability, not your limitations. >> courageous, committed to public service, and the metal is designed
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Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
the white house about the september attack in benghazi, libya. in a statement today, white house spokesman josh earnest reaffirmed president obama's support for hagel. and said: late today, reid forced a vote on breaking the fillibuster. the current defense secretary leon panetta who'd been due to leave his post today has said he will stay on until his successor is confirmed. and, at a ceremony honoring for and late today the president said it was unfortunate to have politics intrude while he's still presiding over a war in afghanistan. to help us understand the implications, the politics and what's next, we turn to pentagon reporter mark thompson of "time" magazine. and todd zwillich of public radio international's "the takeaway." welcome ckgelemen,odd, begin with you. decode for us what happened today. i mean, the republicans told harry reid they had the votes to block the nomination-- block consideration of the nomination, yet he forced it to a vote in the amp anyway. why? >> he did. well, there are different imperatives floating around all cornerings of this vote, as there often are in
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Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
. president obama has another busy day ahead this morning. he will meet with the italian president at the white house. this afternoon he leaves for chicago to once again push for proposals that he made in his state of the union address. this afternoon later he will head for a weekend getaway in florida with friends. some people may find this goofy but a missouri company will keep your pet by your side for for. >> the company freeze-drying's beds that have died. the process is complicated. it can take up to a year through dry animal depending on its size. the cost to start at about $850. companies owner has gotten requests all the way from japan and israel. >> all right. >> that is something. it is 6:26. still another half-hour ahead. >> they kissed the ground and cheered after carnival triumph finally made >> "live, and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> : a triumphant return -- the carnival cruise liner finally dux ending the nightmare. >> also, the d.c. council texaco's her look at how the metro police department handles sex assault cases. >> we are looki
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Feb 15, 2013 5:00am EST
obama has a number of events today include a meeting with the president of italy. the will leave the white house for chicago this afternoon where he will push his proposals made during his state of the union address. from there he heads to west palm beach, florida, for we can get away with his friends. >> its 5:35, 36 degrees. >> an update on the help of redskins quarterback rgiii, in rehab following surgery on his >> greetings from washington harbour. join us for ice skating, great dining, and mary meant all winter long. -- merriment. >> good morning, washington. >> good morning. in brooksville i might be there for a ribbon cutting. adam caskey probably has the best gig of the week. >> yesterday he was enjoying cupcakes. now i am really jealous. >> who is that? >> this is flurry. we also have breeze, twister, derecho, and bea. there were all born during hurricane sandy 8. this is the canine connection in brookeville, maryland. their training these animals to help military personnel with ptsd. these dogs have had an impact on your life. >> these dogs have truly given me the confi
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Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >>> there was a special ceremony at the white house today. two people from our area were honored for giving back to the community. president obama handed out the citizens medal. maria gomez received one, so did gaithersburg terry shima. he fights for veterans through his organization. gomez provides health care and other social services through her organization mary's center. >> it's something that really belongs to the people that i work with, because they're the ones doing it every day, the hard work. >> the six educators killed during the sandy hook shooting were also honored today. family members accepted their medals. >>> tonight police are putting out a sketch of a man who attacked a woman in gaithersburg. the victim told police she was attacked on monday night. she said she walked to her apartment in the 900 block of clopper road, a man asked her for the time and pushed her against the wall as she tried to walk away. he touched her inappropriately and tried to take her purse before she could escape. there's a $10,000 reward in this case. >>> still ahead on "news4 at 6," it didn't take lon
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